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Side event about the EUSDR for stakeholders was organized in the frame of the Budapest Water Summit 2016

Posted by Zsófia Ekés, Wednesday, 7th December 2016 @ 11:56 pm
On 30 November 2016 a side event was organised for stakeholders in the frame of the Budapest Water Summit 2016.

Hungary took over the Presidency of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region at the 5th Annual Forum

Posted by Zsófia Ekés, Wednesday, 7th December 2016 @ 11:49 pm
Hungary took over the Presidency of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region at the 5th Annual Forum
In the frame of the 5th Annual Forum of the EUSDR Mr István Joó Ministerial Commissioner took over the Presidency of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region from Slovakia.

Joint Declaration signed by Hungarian and Bavarian college on international postgraduate degree program in flood protection engineering

Posted by Zsófia Ekés, Thursday, 27th October 2016 @ 2:46 pm
On the 6th of October 2016 Mr. Zoltán Melicz, rector of Eötvös József College of Baja (Hungary) and Mr. Gregor Jaburek, chancellor of Technische Hochschule Deggendorf (Bavaria) signed a Joint Declaration of Interest – with the support of the Hungarian PA5 coordination – during the last Hungarian-Bavarian Joint Commission Session in Budapest. The two higher education institutes decided to elaborate and run – in line with the objectives of the EUSDR – an international postgraduate degree program on the field of flood protection engineering.

Participation of Hungary on the event of 7th European Summit of Regions and Cities, Bratislava

Posted by Zsófia Ekés, Thursday, 4th August 2016 @ 10:00 am
Participation of Hungary on the event of 7th European Summit of Regions and Cities, Bratislava
DG REGIO biannually organizes the European Summit of Regions and Cities. The 7th event of this series was held in Bratislava on 8-9 July 2016 in cooperation with the Slovakian National Coordination of EUSDR. It was one of the opening events of the Slovakian rotating Presidency of the European Union attended by several EU countries from different levels of regional policy and public administration.

Annual Hydrological Assembly was held with EUSDR PA4 and PA5 participation

Posted by Zsófia Ekés, Wednesday, 27th July 2016 @ 1:33 pm
Annual Hydrological Assembly was held with EUSDR PA4 and PA5 participation
The Hungarian Hydrological Society organised its 34th Annual Assembly on 6-8th July 2016 in Debrecen. The event is the largest annual meeting of the water management sector in Hungary and also open for international participants.

EUSDR support to contain the emergency situation at Solotvino salt mine

Posted by Zsófia Ekés, Monday, 25th July 2016 @ 2:30 pm
EUSDR support to contain the emergency situation at Solotvino salt mine
The Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations of the European Commission (DG ECHO) organized a four-day scoping mission between 4-7th of July 2016 to Solotvino (Ukraine), where the abandoned and neglected salt mine poses a significant contamination threat of the Tisza River and also threatens the livelihoods of those living in the region.